Is a witness signature needed when voting by mail?

Yes, a witness signature is required according to the Code of Virginia.

§ 24.2-707. How ballots marked and returned

On receipt of a mailed absentee ballot, the voter shall, in the presence of a witness, (i) open the sealed envelope marked "ballot within" and (ii) mark and refold the ballot, as provided in §§ 24.2-644 and 24.2-646 without assistance and without making known how he marked the ballot, except as provided by § 24.2-704.

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1. How do I register to vote?
2. How do I update my current voter registration?
3. How do I vote absentee/early?
4. What is on my ballot?
5. Is a witness signature needed when voting by mail?
6. How do I track my absentee (vote by mail) ballot?
7. Where do I go to vote on election day?
8. What type of voting equipment is used in Chesterfield County?
9. Where can I find voter registration statistics?
10. What are the regulations for limited duration campaign signs in Chesterfield County?
11. How do I file to become a candidate?
12. What is a provisional ballot?
13. Who is my Legislator?
14. Where can I go to vote early in-person?